K9 Rooster

K9 Rooster

Wichita Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Saturday, March 18, 2017

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K9 Rooster was shot and killed while attempting an apprehension of a subject at the scene of a domestic disturbance.

Officers had been sent to the mobile home in the 2300 block of East MacArthur Road to investigate the incident. A male subject exited the home with a firearm and then went back inside. The subject opened fire on K9 Rooster when he was released to attempt an apprehension.

Other officers on the scene returned fire and killed the subject.

K9 Rooster had served with the Wichita Police Department for five years.

K9 Rooster's handler had been the handler for K9 Bane of the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office, who was killed in the line of duty on November 16, 2023.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age Not available
  • Tour 5 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

domestic, k9 apprehension

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